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China appoints its choice of Panchen Lama as head of party’s religious body, ...

Gyaincain Norbu (Gyaltsen Norbu), the 11th Panchen Lama appointed by Chinese authorities to nullify the Dalai Lama’s selection has been appointed president of the regional branch of Buddhist Association of China (BAC) in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR). On 22 June this year, Wu Yingjie, the Chinese Communist Party Secretary of […]

China’s Buddhist supervisory body announces explicit restrictions on Tibetan Buddhism

A notice issued by a provincial unit of the Buddhist Association of China (BAC), China’s state supervisory body on Buddhism, has called for the prevention and restriction of the ‘illegal’ propagation of Tibetan Buddhism in Zhejiang province located in the eastern part of the People’s Republic of China.